Advancing Methodologies to Support Both Summative and by Ying Cheng, Hua-Hua Chang

By Ying Cheng, Hua-Hua Chang

A quantity within the chinese language American academic learn and improvement organization publication sequence sequence Editor Jinfa Cai, college of Delaware during the last thirty years, pupil overview has turn into an more and more very important section of public schooling. a number of methodologies in checking out were built to procure and interpret the wealth of review results. As review objectives have become more and more multifaceted, new checking out methodologies are referred to as for to supply extra obtainable and trustworthy details on extra complicated constructs or tactics, resembling scholars' criticalthinking and problem-solving talents. checking out methodologies are had to extract details from checks on such advanced talents, with a purpose to suggest lecturers approximately convinced components of scholars that desire intervention. it really is even an even bigger problem, and an important undertaking of latest large-scale tests, to realize such details from trying out facts in an effective demeanour. for instance PARCC and Smarter Balanced exams consortia are either striving to supply formative checks via individualized, adapted checking out. The e-book presents cutting-edge assurance on new methodologies to aid tradit ional summative review, and extra importantly, for rising formative tests.

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